250th blog post! This post is my 250th blog post on the this website, can you believe that? That’s a lot of writing!
Why is blogging so important?
Blogging really creates a lot of value for a website, at least when you’re creating content like what I do which is tutorials and guides on my craft.
For me, I am solving problems for clients and for our company on the regular, which usually leads me to wanting to blog about how I solved the issue. The reason why I blog is to educate others in my industry as well as inform customers that I am an expert in my craft.
Besides those two reasons, one of the main reasons to blog is that it creates positive search rankings in Google and other search engines. Our website is ranked towards the top for web design Billings, and a lot of this is due to the fact that I have written so much on this website in the form of blog posts.
Is it hard for you to write block a blog post?
I can totally relate to that and sometimes I have writers block to as well. The one thing that helps me get over it is dictating into my phone. I will come up with a concept, like this article here that I am writing, and I will dictate into my phone all the thoughts that I have about it.
This leads to a very colloquial and loose writing style, something that my English teachers probably wouldn’t approve of, however they have no domain over this area LOL.
The great thing about the web and blog posts is that you can write however you feel like it. AP style be damned! Of course it depends on your industry, and some will need to write in the proper style and form.
As a web developer I think it’s more important that I can get my concept across rather than the actual structural how it is put together, but that is my opinion and others may disagree.
So this is a celebration of a lot of hard work and energy that’s been put into this blog and if you’ve read this far I really appreciate you!
It is readers like you that allow me to continue to do what I do and create these blog posts for the web. I feel like someday when I pass away these will still be here as a guide to people to help out. Maybe not as relevant someday, but perhaps they will be looked upon as relics of the original web, which I was a part of building.
In some ways it’s a lot like the original builders of our cities, they have a deep connection to what it is that they are creating and leave their mark on it.
A fun fact is that each of these blog posts is about 300 words on average, so 250 X 300 = 75,000 words I’ve written.
So that’s all I have for my 250th blog post. Have questions about how you can be so prolific on your personal blog or business blog? Sound off on my comment form and I will get back to you as soon as possible and we can collaborate on something together!
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